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Job #: R-00085061
Location: Sumter, SC
Category: Proj and Prog Management
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 25% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance: Secret
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Defense

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Job Description:

Looking for an opportunity to make an impact?


At Leidos, we deliver innovative solutions through the efforts of our diverse and talented people who are dedicated to our customers' success. We empower our teams, contribute to our communities, and operate sustainable. Everything we do is built on a commitment to do the right thing for our customers, our people, and our community. Our Mission, Vision, and Values guide the way we do business.


Your greatest work is ahead!

This position focuses on managing the personnel and material resources necessary to provide mission critical communications capabilities supporting joint services military personnel and coalition forces, primarily in the USCENTCOM AOR. The majority of the work is expected to be performed OCONUS in SWA, supporting Government-owned communications equipment. The contractor shall provide communications systems integration, installation, O&M, and ancillary equipment acquisition in support of USAFCENT-deployed mission requirements as directed by individual TOs.

Leidos is seeking an experienced senior level Program Manager who is well-versed in DoD contracts to manage acquisition, integration, installation, operations and maintenance support to the USAFCENT A6 customer. The Senior PM will be based out of Shaw Air Force Base in Sumter, S.C., leading and managing 300 + technical and functional personnel in an engineering system development environment in CONUS and OCONUS locations.

If this sounds like the kind of environment where you can thrive, keep reading!


Leidos Defense Group provides a diverse portfolio of systems, solutions, and services covering land, sea, air, space, and cyberspace for customers worldwide. Solutions for Defense include enterprise and mission IT, large-scale intelligence systems, command and control,  geospatial and data analytics, cybersecurity, logistics, training, and intelligence analysis and operations support. Our team is solving the world’s toughest security challenges for customers with “can’t fail” missions.


Are you ready to make an impact? Begin your journey of a flourishing and meaningful career, share your Resume with us today!


Responsibilities Include:

  • Provides programmatic oversight of geographically dispersed employees assigned to the program from technical and administrative areas, implementing industry best practices to meet contract requirements.

  • Establishes milestones and ensures adherence to master plans and schedules, identifies and manages risks and program problems and develops mitigations/solutions.

  • Presents formal and informal project status/plan briefings to the government and corporate managers through oral and written communications.

  • Serves as contract representative and is responsible for managing all aspects of the program, including project planning, development and implementation according to cost, schedule, and technical (scope) requirements.

Required Experience, Skills, and Education:

  • Bachelor of Science degree and twelve (12) or more years of relevant experience; or a Master of Science degree and ten (10) or more years of relevant experience; in engineering, computer science, math, physics or related scientific discipline, Mathematics, Business Administration, or Management Information Systems from an accredited university. Additional years of experience will be considered in lieu of degree. 

  • Four (4) or more years experience leading or supervising teams or projects.

  • Four (4) or more years in a supervisory position with similar technical requirements; satisfies the minimum Bachelor degree requirement.

  • Must have at least two (2) years of management or supervisory experience in the Southwest Asia (SWA) area of responsibility (AOR).

  • Relevant experience in supervising personnel, technology assessment, systems design, system analysis, managing multiple technical programs including budgetary responsibility, planning and estimating work loading requirements, acquisition planning, communicating and interfacing with government customers. 

  • Minimum of five (5) years of specialized technical experience in the operation, maintenance, engineering, or program management support of Military Communication Systems.

  • Knowledge of Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) and DoD procurement policies and procedures.

  • Knowledge of USAFCENT operational communications activities across Southwest Asia (SWA).

Preferred Experience, Skills, and Education:

  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification.

Clearance Required:

  • Active DoD Secret security clearance required.


CTSS IV

Pay Range:

Pay Range $113,100.00 - $174,000.00 - $234,900.00

The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.

Covid Guidance

In order to enter Leidos facilities in the U.S. and to attend Leidos events outside our facilities, employees are required to be vaccinated for COVID-19 or maintain proof of a negative COVID-19 test within 96 hours of entry. In addition, we are receiving guidance from certain customers that onsite contractor personnel will need to be fully vaccinated to access customer facilities. If you are not vaccinated, please consider getting your COVID-19 vaccination as soon as possible. If you have any questions, please contact your Talent Acquisition POC. 

About Leidos

Leidos is a Fortune 500® technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, civil, and health markets. The company’s 43,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $13.7 billion for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2021. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.

Pay and Benefits

Pay and benefits are fundamental to any career decision. That's why we craft compensation packages that reflect the importance of the work we do for our customers. Employment benefits include competitive compensation, Health and Wellness programs, Income Protection, Paid Leave and Retirement. More details are available here.

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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, ethnicity, age, national origin, citizenship, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, pregnancy, family structure, marital status, ancestry, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, or any other basis prohibited by law. Leidos will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with relevant laws.

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